Battelle Memorial Institute
Murdock ran early Battelle extracts systems for major science-technology information centers. He worked at: Physicist, Information scientist; Battelle: Principle physicist, Electrical Engineering Division, 1951-53; Assistant chief, Information Management Division, 1953-60; Associate department manager, Department of Economic and Information Research 1960-70; Manager, Information Systems Section, 1970-end of career. His main interests include information systems and communication. He was project manager for Battelle’s BASIS retrieval software.